Vithanakanda Estate Black Tea Description:
The Vithanakanda Estate is beautiful as dry leaf with various shades of brown and silver throughout that has a sweet licorice aroma. When steeped, the liquor is a bright red-brown color and malty aroma. The tea itself is malty with hints of licorice, ripe fruit, and a touch of caramel.
Ceylon Black Tea
No Longer Available:
This tea is no longer available but a similar option is our Ceylon OP1.
Vithanakanda Estate Black Tea Significance:
Vithanakanda Estate, in the southwest of Sri Lanaka (Ceylon), produces orthodox teas at lower elevations which are known around the world. It has been producing teas near Ratnapura, in the Sabaragamuwa province of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) since the 1940’s.
- Step 1:
- Preheat mug with boiling water, discard and refill.
- Step 2:
- Steep 2 light tsp or 3-4 grams of tea per 8 oz of water.
- Step 3:
- Steep for 3-5 minutes as desired. Experiment with slightly cooler water or shorter steeping times. Try one additional steeping if desired.